Home » Entertainment News. Fans of the sitcom, who have watched it multiple times, would know some things will always be a mystery in our beloved sitcom. How Gunther took the news of Ross and Rachel getting back together again? And Janice did really stay away from Monica and Chandler for the rest of their lives?
Ugly Naked Guy
Ugly Naked Guy is the nickname the friends gave the nudist who lives across the street from Monica and Rachel. According to Phoebe , he used to be cute before he became overweight in He was a bizarre hermit who obtained his nickname for being morbidly obese and highly unattractive, as well as carrying out household tasks in the nude, with the curtains open. He wasn't always called Ugly Naked Guy, though. Ugly Naked Guy lived in an apartment directly opposite and slightly below Rachel and Monica's apartment. Anyone in the girls' apartment could look directly into Ugly Naked Guy's apartment. Throughout the early years, the gang would look into Ugly Naked Guy's apartment and comment on his behavior and actions, such as when he got a Thighmaster or when he squashed his cat by accidentally sitting on it to which Joey remarked "That poor cat never saw that big butt coming".
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For those of us who have spent way too much time watching Friends , some things will always be a mystery. Was Gunther O. Did Janice really stay away from Monica and Chandler for the rest of their lives? And, most important, who actually played Ugly Naked Guy? Well, thanks to one obsessive writer, we can at least scratch that last one off the list. Ugly Naked Guy figured into many episodes, but was only seen on-screen in two episodes—one in which the Friends prodded him with a giant poking device, and another in which Ross stripped down and ate muffins with him in a bid to get his apartment. But we never saw his face. Multiple sources claim that Michael Hagerty —who played building superintendent Mr. Treeger—also played Ugly Naked Guy on Friends.
The character, who Phoebe once described as being cute before becoming overweight , was seen on screen on three occasions. Each time, his face was turned away, his identity never revealed even though he shared a very intimate scene with Ross. Finally, after years of keeping his identity secret, the Ugly Naked Guy from across the street has identified himself in public. After reaching out to members of the cast, directors, and casting agents, the writer reached out to Central Casting - the team who cast the extras in Friends - for the second time.